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  • News: Microsoft defends search data surrender

    Microsoft is on the defensive over its decision to hand over search data to the US government, saying the company would never compromise the privacy of its customers.

  • News: Dell, Vodafone team up on wireless

    Yesterday Dell said it plans to start building laptops that let users access the internet over Vodafone's wireless networks in the UK, France and Germany.

  • News: Google to launch censored Chinese search

    Google plans to launch a search service aimed at Chinese users this week, but there's a twist: it will block results deemed sensitive to Beijing, a decision the company struggled with before deciding it's better to provide some service rather than none at all.

  • News: Latest IE and Firefox details leaked

    The latest beta of Internet Explorer 7.0 has leaked onto the net, revealing publicly some of the features Microsoft has been promising.

  • News: Google News emerges from beta

    Google has added search-based features to its news site, which yesterday emerged from beta testing more than three years after its introduction, according to a company spokeswoman.

  • News: Microsoft offers small-business resources

    Microsoft will begin an eight-country rollout of a new set of online resources and technical support for its small-business customers today, a company executive said on Friday.

  • News: Nyxem worm to emerge on 3 February

    Antivirus vendors are warning of a rapidly spreading worm that is carrying a potentially destructive set of instructions. Nyxem – also nicknamed the Kama Sutra worm – is programmed to overwrite all the files on computers it infects on 3 February.

  • News: Eight arrests over phishing operation

    Authorities in Bulgaria last week arrested eight people who allegedly stole financial information using a variety of fake web pages carrying Microsoft logos, netting the group at least £28,000.

  • News: Google, Apple most influential brands

    Google regained its title as the world's most influential brand in 2005, displacing Apple for the second time this decade, according to a poll.

  • News: Tokyo Stock Exchange mulls system upgrade

    An increase in trading capacity at the Tokyo Stock Exchange may happen earlier than planned after problems keeping up with volume forced a shutdown earlier this week, the market operator said.

  • News: White House wrestles Google for search records

    The US government is asking a California court to force Google to turn over information about usage of the company's search engine for finding pornography on the internet.

  • News: German court shuts down Wikipedia.de

    A German court has ordered the shutdown of the German-language version of Wikipedia, the multilingual open-access encyclopedia available on the internet, after the family of a deceased hacker filed a lawsuit against Wikimedia for using the man's full name in an entry.

  • News: WiMax Forum certifies first batch of gear

    The WiMax Forum reached a long-awaited goal yesterday, putting its first four seals of approval on a batch of products that use the new wireless broadband technology.

  • News: Siemens turns stadium into high-tech temple

    Football stadiums aren't the simple structures they once were. The sport's soaring popularity has led to the construction of a new generation of eye-catching, high-tech stadiums, equipped with the latest IT, security, energy and building management systems.

  • News: WiMax group acts to head off surprises

    After last-minute clarifications to a standard delayed its first product certifications, the WiMax Forum has asked a task group of the IEEE to put off clarifications that may come for the upcoming mobile WiMax standard, according to the head of the forum.

  • News: German football team tackle the web

    Germany's national soccer team may not be the most tech-savvy in the world, according to its manager, but things could improve with the introduction of a web-connected bus to get them to and from matches.

  • News: Opera releases beta browser for Pocket PC

    A few months later than planned, Opera Software announced today that it has released a beta version of its first web browser for the Windows Mobile Pocket PC.

  • News: Chinese internet users top 110 million

    The number of Chinese internet users reached 111 million as of 31 December 2005, up from 94 million surfers one year ago, according to a survey conducted by the Chinese Internet Network Information Center.

  • News: WiMax standard certification held up

    The standard for fixed WiMax products has not yet been agreed. Initial standards were released in November, but these have not yet been ratified, the WiMax Forum said yesterday

  • News: IE 7.0 to have 'history flush' feature

    Microsoft's forthcoming Internet Explorer 7.0 browser will have a 'flush' feature that clears its history and all associated files stored after a website is accessed.



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